Elizabeth "Lily" Bonnell

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Elizabeth "Lily" Bonnell

Birthplace: Bradford, Yorkshire, EnGland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Fearnley Bonnell and Alice Elizabeth Bonnell
Sister of John Meek Bonnell; Jane Ellen Bonnell; Alice Bonnell; Henry Bonnell; Mary Bonnell and 1 other

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About Elizabeth "Lily" Bonnell


  • Name: Miss Elizabeth Bonnell
  • Born: 1850
  • Age: 61 years
  • Last Residence: in Birkdale Merseyside England
  • 1st Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 113783 , £26 11s
  • Cabin No.: C103
  • Rescued (boat 8)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: Thursday 20th February 1936

Miss Elizabeth (Lily) Bonnell, 58, was born in 1853/1854 in England the daughter of John Fearnley Bonnell and his wife Elizabeth Duffill Bonnell. Elizabeth never married and was a resident of Birkdale, England. She was making the trip to the United States with her niece, Caroline Bonnell. They had joined the family of George Dennick Wick on the trip, boarding at Southampton (ticket number 113783, £26 11s, Cabin C-103). Elizabeth was planning on visiting her brother, William Fearnley Bonnell of Cleveland, Ohio.

After the collision, Caroline found her in her stateroom and brought her up to A deck. The Bonnells and Wicks moved up to the boat deck where they were placed in lifeboat 8.

The Bonnells stayed at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City after leaving the Carpathia


  • Biographical History of Northeastern Ohio (1893) Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago


  • Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])


  • Hermann Söldner, Germany
  • Homer Thiel, USA

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  • Miss Caroline Bonnell Niece
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Yorkshire, EnGland